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Chief Deputy (Under-Sheriff)

Eddy County Sheriff's Office - Carlsbad, New Mexico

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$73,166.00 annual

Job Description

Vision Statement: It is my vision for the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office to be an ethically driven, Constitutionally sound, peacekeeping agency, pursuing ever-advancing technology and collaborative partnerships for the purpose of improving the safety and security of the residents and visitors of Eddy County and their effects; solving problems within Eddy County, thus improving the quality of life for the people we serve. Job Description: Assist in the transition from the previous administration to the newly elected Sheriff Help asses the department’s current strengths and weaknesses; and help define and implement necessary changes Fill the role of Sheriff in the absence of or incapacitation of the Sheriff Participate in the development of policy for the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office Direct and manage the planning, organizing, staffing, evaluation, and budget preparation/maintenance required in the daily operations of the Sheriff’s Office Participate in developing and implementing goals and programs for the Sheriff’s Office Supervise command staff and training, overseeing work, participating in disciplinary decisions and actions, and establishing and evaluating appropriate performance standards in accordance with Sheriff’s Office objectives Participate in and/or report to a variety of meetings, committees, professional associations, boards, and/or other related groups Establish priorities; Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of Sheriff’s department programs; Develop and implement plans to improve services and programs Perform complex and varied financial and strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting revenues and expenditures, which includes: monitoring financial outcomes; providing timely financial analysis and direction; maintaining and adjusting cost allocation plans Research and identify problem areas and locate possible solutions to such problems, including personnel, labor, economic, equipment, training and/or other applicable issues associated with the day-to-day operations of the department Work collaboratively with other law enforcement agencies, as well as federal, state, and county government entities to research and resolve issues Coordinate communication between subordinate officers and the Sheriff Assume all other management duties as directed by the Sheriff

Additional Information

Encompassed Municipalities: City of Carlsbad (County Seat), City of Artesia, Village of Loving, Village of Hope

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: GED
  • Experience: 7
Qualifications: Must have a New Mexico LEO Certification or be able to obtain certification through challenge or Certification by Waiver Academy in accordance with 10.29.6NMAC. Must be able to pass a thorough background check. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in law enforcement supervision/management/administration. Must have a working knowledge of emerging trends in law enforcement and technology. Must have strong communication skills in person and in writing. Must have strong organizational skills. Preferred specialized training in law enforcement management such as Police Staff and Command School, the FBI National Academy, or other similar training.

Contact Informaton

Scott London

Eddy County Sheriff's Office
102 N Canal
Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220
phone: (575) 361-4584

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